Music for the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15)
My soul doth magnify the Lord The PRELUDE is a setting of plainsong tone I, to which Mary’s Song (St. Luke 1.46-55), known as the Magnificat in Latin, may be sung. Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) wrote his variations on the Magnificat in a fantasia style that quotes the chant tune twice in it